About Radio Dave
Rare & Scratchy Rock ‘N Roll
Radio Dave” Milberg is a “disc jockey-at-law,” combining concurrent careers as a broadcaster and as an attorney.
In addition to being “R.D. the D.J.” on Rare & Scratchy Rock ‘N Roll, he also is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Florida. He also is a co-author of the two volume tome “Answer Songs,” available at Amazon.com.
Radio Dave is all about radio stations and rock ‘n roll. It’s a life-long passion that began in Detroit in the late 1950s. As a little kid, his ear was glued to the legendary Motor City radio stations of the day, such as WXYZ-AM, WKMH-AM, WJR-AM, WJBK-AM, WCAR-AM, and WWJ-AM. And when he could scrape together a few coins, they were spent at the stores along Woodward Avenue that sold 45s that had been played in juke boxes for the amazing (even way back then) price of just 5¢ each. He daydreamed about playing and telling stories about those tunes on the radio. A few years later as a teenager, that dream became a reality. More than 50 years later, he continues to live that dream to this very
“Call-Letters” Since 1965:
Radio Dave’s Music Collection (“Groove Yard”) & WDAM Radio
Radio Dave’s massive “groove yard” has virtually every song worth having (at least in his opinion). This “tunage” is housed at WDAM Radio – 500/AM & 86.1/FM (“America’s Greatest Imaginary Station”) that he created in 1991.
At WDAM Radio, Radio Dave devotes his time to accumulating and archiving vast discographies on more than 200 subject areas, including subjects covered on Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll -- see our Musicology page.